trends: 7 Considerations Before Moving to a Coastal Region - 07/22/19 07:43 AM
Living near the coast promises a more peaceful life as a place to get away from the noise of everyday urban living. It comes as no surprise that many people spend summers exploring new beaches and beautiful coastal regions with the hope of one day buying a house near the water. 
 
As of 2018, approximately 29% of the U.S. population lives in coastal counties, and that number continues to grow as new residents flock to the coast. However, it isn’t the same as living inland, and individuals looking to move should first prepare themselves for various lifestyle changes. 
 
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trends: Breaking Down the Booming Trend of Build-to-Rent - 07/15/19 07:44 AM
The traditional way of buying up real estate rental properties is to buy an existing piece of real estate, fix it up and rent it out. But a new trend is emerging: Investors are building new properties with an eye on renting out completely fresh homes for investment income. 
In the United Kingdom, for example, build-to-rent (BTR) is up 39% over the same period just two years ago. The trend is also seeing success in the United States, where the lack of housing supply is forcing real estate investors to look for new opportunities to acquire rental property.
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trends: Should You Invest in Real Estate Now or Next Year? - 05/24/19 10:22 AM
 Real estate investment is a very attractive business venture for entrepreneurs around the country.
 
Although the potential for success is incredibly high, there is also considerable risk involved. This is due, in part, to the volatility of the housing market. Before deciding whether to take the plunge and invest in real estate as a business venture, you should ask yourself: Is now the right time?
 
Real estate markets are constantly fluctuating. Therefore, one of the most important parts of entering the industry is timing. Jumping in at the wrong time could set you up for failure. On the other hand, deciding to invest … (1 comments)

trends: Predictions for the 2019 Real Estate Market - 02/20/19 07:00 AM
 
The 2018 real estate market sent many different signals to investors, having several “ups and downs,” according to Forbes. Although 2019 started off with high home prices, the growth has slowed a bit, which in turn has led to some concern among real estate investors that home prices might no longer be on the upward trend.
 
According to the National Association of Realtors, pending home sales declined by 2.2% in December, pointing to some pessimism as we began the year. But is this trend really going to hold true for 2019, or might there be reason for cautious optimism in the 2019 … (2 comments)

 
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